WE ACCELERATE EUROPEAN SPACE TECH STARTUPS.
SpaceFounders supports top-notch European space tech startups with tailored mentoring from world-class space tech and business experts, deep industry know-how and access to the best deep tech investors.
Accelerate the most promising European early-stage space tech startups
Connect with two of the leading European space ecosystems: Munich and Toulouse
Experience a high-quality, high-intensity and highly customized program
WHAT'S IN IT
Leverage the combined network and infrastructure of the program sponsors, UniBw, CNES, DLR, ESA and our exclusive partners.
Join our ultra-selective program and accelerate your startup with expert impulse sessions, inspiring keynotes, master classes.
Benefit from our mentoring of leading industry experts with in-depth know-how in the space, financial and startup industries.
Get ready for your fundraising and access to our network of space & deep tech investors and anchor customers during our demo days.
Get to know the most prominent European space locations during our bootcamp and benefit from their local ecosystem.
Obtain unbiased support. Our funding is public and we take no equity - we put startups development at the center of our activities.
WHO ARE WE
We are looking for early-stage space tech entrepreneurs with the ambition to become a global company with European DNA, roots and footprint.
launchers & orbital spacecrafts
| orbital & rocket engines|
last-mile delivery systems|
IN-SITU / IN-ORBIT SYSTEMS
space resources exploitation & exploration | space debris removal | in-orbit maintenance, manufacturing & refueling | space-based power stations | etc.
EARTH OBSERVATION, WEATHER & NAVIGATION
weather, observation & GNSS innovative payloads and/or systems | satellite as a service | reconfigurable payloads | etc.
SPACE DATA EXPLOITATION & INFORMATION
AI | space data processing | sensor/information fusion | etc.
quantum computing and communication | IoT & Internet constellations | laser communications | space antennas | etc.
SPACE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS
space tracking & surveillance services | tracking telescopes & radars | space-based surveillance | etc.
ground equipment manufacturing | ground stations as a service | mission & design control | en-users antennas | etc.
avionics systems | thermal control systems (TCP) | mechatronics and mechanical systems | instrumentation & advanced sensors | propulsion systems | etc.
anti-jamming / spoofing communications | anti-satellite missiles | space laser energy | etc.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
"SpaceFounders was a great program which helped us to enlarge our network in space industry, connect with peers and work on our current challenges. I would definitely recommend not to miss the chance and join SpaceFounders!"
Co-founder & CEO OKAPI:Orbits
Participant Batch #1 Fall 2021
From Europe for Europe! CNES, ASI and founders@UniBw are joining forces to explore new spaces.
Within a 3-month intensive program we support top-notch European space tech startups with tailored mentoring, deep industry know-how, and world-class investors to take their business to the next level.